Formed in 2006, Twitch has established itself as one of Belfast’s longest running and foremost house and techno nights. Currently run by Phil Lucas, Matt Burns and Paddy Towe the night regularly plays host to artists such as Ben UFO, Steffi, Joy Orbison, BICEP, Midland and many more. Twitch is an experience where the DJ and their music is the focus of the night and a stripped back, dark room where you are close to the DJ’s and they feed off your energy provides the perfect backdrop.
Here, a quote from Ben UFO does a good of summing Twitch up, “There’s a reason Twitch has become such a huge favourite of pretty much every DJ that plays for them. It’s not that the place has particularly exceptional sound (although it’s definitely pretty good!), it’s not because there’s some fancy custom DJ booth or flash backstage, and it’s certainly not down to the room itself which is a students’ union bar – it’s because the crowd are consistently incredible and they dance super hard.”
Twitch continues to provide a consistently high quality programme of artists and events to Belfast. The Twitch residents have also built a reputation for providing perfectly sculpted warmup sets with each of the three residents developing their own individual style which regularly provides the perfect setup for their guests to build upon and after